Filmfest
#FFHH17
5.10. - 14.10.2017
Hamburg

Programme 2017

06.10. | Cinemaxx 2

The First Lap

Guests
South Korea 2017 | 101 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Kim Dae-hwan
rated for 0 + years
Ji-young works at a TV channel, her boyfriend Su-hyeon lectures in art. They've lived together for six years and are fundamentally happy in their …
06.10. | Studio

António Um Dois Três

Guests
Brazil, Portugal 2017 | 95 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Leonardo Mouramateus
rated for 0 + years
When António is thrown out of the family flat by his father, he seeks refuge at his ex-girlfriend's, where he meets a mysterious Brazilian called …
06.10. | CinemaxX 1

My brother Simple

Guests
Germany 2017 | 113 Min. | OV
Director: Markus Goller
rated for 0 + years
Ben (Frederick Lau) and his brother Barnabas (David Kross) have been very close ever since Ben can remember. Barnabas, also known as "Simpel", is 22, …
06.10. | Passage 1

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Guests
United Kingdom, Ireland 2017 | 109 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
rated for 0 + years
Steven (Colin Farell) and Anna (Nicole Kidman) and their sons Bob and Kim seem to be the perfect family: she is head of an eye clinic, he a heart …
06.10. | CinemaxX 3

Kein Herz für Inder

Guests
Germany 2016 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Viviane Andereggen
rated for 0 + years
Instead of the expected "hip" English exchange student, the Neufund family are surprised to have a 13-year old Indian boy come and stay. It's …
06.10. | CinemaxX 8

Worst Case, We Get Married

Guests
Canada, Switzerland 2017 | 91 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Léa Pool
rated for 0 + years
Aïcha (Sophie Nélisse) is an angry young woman. Angry with her mother, who has thrown her stepfather out. Angry with her stepfather, because he's …
06.10. | CinemaxX 3

Angst - Der Feind in meinem Haus

Guests
Germany 2016 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Thomas Berger
rated for 0 + years
Randolph Tiefenthaler (Heino Ferch) and his wife Rebecca (Anja Kling) have bought a beautiful 1920s house and move in with their children. The only …
07.10. | CinemaxX 8

My brother Simple

Guests
Germany 2017 | 113 Min. | OV
Director: Markus Goller
rated for 0 + years
Ben (Frederick Lau) and his brother Barnabas (David Kross) have been very close ever since Ben can remember. Barnabas, also known as "Simpel", is 22, …
07.10. | Abaton Gross

1:54

Guests
Canada 2016 | 106 Min. | OF, OV with german s.t.
Director: Yan England
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 14Tim is a gifted runner and a motivated pupil. But his classmates have little time for him. In particular, Jeff, who is …
07.10. | Passage 1

Rock'n Roll

Guests
France 2017 | 123 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Guillaume Canet
rated for 0 + years
When actor Guillaume Canet hears from a younger female colleague that he is no longer "rock'n roll", he desperately tries to give his image a …
07.10. | Abaton Gross

What Will People Say

Guests
Norway, Germany, Sweden 2017 | 106 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Iram Haq
rated for 0 + years
16-year old Nisha leads a double life in Oslo. For her strict Pakistani parents, she is the perfect daughter. Then, when she goes out with her …
07.10. | Passage 1

Montparnasse Bienvenüe

Guests
France 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Léonor Serraille
rated for 0 + years
After a long stay in Mexico, Paula returns to Paris. With no money and no plans for the future, one after another she gets in touch with her old …
07.10. | Metropolis

The First Lap

Guests
South Korea 2017 | 101 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Kim Dae-hwan
rated for 0 + years
Ji-young works at a TV channel, her boyfriend Su-hyeon lectures in art. They've lived together for six years and are fundamentally happy in their …
07.10. | Abaton Gross

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Guests
United Kingdom, Ireland 2017 | 109 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
rated for 0 + years
Steven (Colin Farell) and Anna (Nicole Kidman) and their sons Bob and Kim seem to be the perfect family: she is head of an eye clinic, he a heart …
08.10. | Abaton Gross

Little Wing

Guests
Finland, Denmark 2016 | 100 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Selma Vilhunen
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 1412-year old Varpu doesn't know who her father is. She's being brought up by her mother, who sometimes acts more like a younger …
08.10. | CinemaxX 8

A Song from Lisbon

Guests
Portugal 2016 | 110 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Pedro Varela
rated for 0 + years
Medical student Vasco loves his life in Lisbon: he parties and goes dancing and loves to set the girls' hearts a-flutter. And, naturally, with all …
08.10. | CinemaxX 3

Under the family tree

Guests
Germany, Poland 2017 | 92 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Constanze Knoche
rated for 0 + years
Because of trouble at school, 16-year old Isabell's single mum persuades her to take part in a self-knowledge seminar in the Sudeten Mountains. What …
08.10. | Metropolis

Do you sometimes feel burned out and empty?

Guests
Germany, Netherlands 2017 | 94 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Lola Randl
rated for 0 + years
One morning, relationship therapist Luisa (Lina Beckmann) wakes up to find that she has become two: overnight, she has turned into the old Luisa and …
08.10. | Passage 1

Mathilde

Guests
Russia 2017 | 110 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Alexey Uchitel
rated for 0 + years
Nikolaus (Lars Eidinger) is heir to the Russian throne, Mathilde (Michalina Olszanska) a world-famous ballerina. The two have a fleeting affair which …
08.10. | CinemaxX 8

Ice Mother

Guests
Czech Republic 2017 | 105 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Bohdan Sláma
rated for 0 + years
Since Hana was widowed, she has lived alone in her big house on the edge of town. The days pass meaninglessly and her sons' weekly visits are the …
09.10. | Studio

António Um Dois Três

Guests
Brazil, Portugal 2017 | 95 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Leonardo Mouramateus
rated for 0 + years
When António is thrown out of the family flat by his father, he seeks refuge at his ex-girlfriend's, where he meets a mysterious Brazilian called …
09.10. | CinemaxX 8

Some Like It Veiled

Guests
France 2017 | 87 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Sou Abadi
rated for 0 + years
Armand and Leila are a couple and would like to go to New York to do a practical at the United Nations. But everything is put on hold when Leila's …
09.10. | Cinemaxx 2

The Cakemaker

Guests
Israel, Germany 2016 | 104 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Ofir Raul Graizer
rated for 0 + years
Thomas, a confectioner from Berlin, is having an affair with Oren, a married Israeli. Their relationship ends abruptly when Oren has a fatal accident …
10.10. | Abaton Gross

1:54

Guests
Canada 2016 | 106 Min. | OF, OV with german s.t.
Director: Yan England
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 14Tim is a gifted runner and a motivated pupil. But his classmates have little time for him. In particular, Jeff, who is …
10.10. | CinemaxX 3

Women Walk the Walk

Guests
Germany 2016 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Matthias Tiefenbacher
rated for 0 + years
In a village located idyllically in the Bavarian foothills, Paula (Anna Maria Mühe), the young owner of a restaurant, receives an offer from an …
10.10. | Abaton Gross

Arrhythmia

Guests
Russia, Finland, Germany 2017 | 116 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Boris Khlebnikov
rated for 0 + years
Oleg is approaching 30 and as a doctor spends his working life saving lives. He takes far less care of his own life, often drinking too much after …
10.10. | Passage 1

L' Amant Double

Guests
France, Belgium 2017 | 107 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: François Ozon
rated for 0 + years
Chloé (Marine Vacth) suffers from mysterious stomach pains. When all the medical examinations come to nothing, she seeks the advice of psychologist …
10.10. | CinemaxX 8

Solitaire

Guests
Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt 2016 | 92 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Sophie Boutros
rated for 0 + years
Therese, the wife of the mayor of a Lebanese village, can't wait to meet her daughter's future husband and his parents. She excitedly discusses the …
10.10. | Studio

Love Birds

Guests
Israel 2017 | 70 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Dover Kosashvili
rated for 0 + years
A man and a woman meet in a hotel to live out their sexual fantasies. The pair are celebrating their tenth anniversary and such no-holds-barred …
10.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Satan Said Dance

Guests
Poland, Netherlands 2016 | 97 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Kasia Rosłaniec
rated for 0 + years
Karolina is a writer and obsessed with parties, sex and drugs. Her life is a tightrope walk between extreme euphoria and disappointment, and studded …
11.10. | Passage 1

Battle of the Sexes

Guests
USA 2017 | 122 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
rated for 0 + years
Houston, 1973. The exhibition match between the best female tennis player in the world, Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-tennis champion Bobby …
11.10. | CinemaxX 8

The Swan

Guests
Iceland, Germany, Estonia 2016 | 90 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir
rated for 0 + years
9-year old Sól is a dreamer and a petty thief – much to her parents' displeasure. So that she finally learns to be a useful member of society, she …
11.10. | Cinemaxx 2

The Wedding Ring

Guests
Niger, Burkina Faso, France 2016 | 96 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Rahmatou Keïta
rated for 0 + years
Tiyaa, a member of the aristocratic family of the sultanate of Damagaran in Niger, is studying in France. In the winter holidays, she returns home to …
11.10. | Abaton Klein

Montparnasse Bienvenüe

Guests
France 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Léonor Serraille
rated for 0 + years
After a long stay in Mexico, Paula returns to Paris. With no money and no plans for the future, one after another she gets in touch with her old …
11.10. | CinemaxX 8

For Your Own Good

Guests
Spain 2017 | 92 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Carlos Therón
rated for 0 + years
Fathers on the verge of a nervous breakdown: Arturo, Poli and Chus are going through a difficult phase – their daughters have fallen in love. And …
11.10. | Abaton Klein

Solitaire

Guests
Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt 2016 | 92 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Sophie Boutros
rated for 0 + years
Therese, the wife of the mayor of a Lebanese village, can't wait to meet her daughter's future husband and his parents. She excitedly discusses the …
11.10. | Passage 1

Patti Cake$

Guests
USA 2016 | 108 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Geremy Jasper
rated for 0 + years
Ambitious rapper Patricia Dombrowski, alias Killa P, alias Patti Cake$ (Danielle Macdonald), whose life is wasting away in her rundown home town in …
12.10. | Abaton Gross

Little Wing

Guests
Finland, Denmark 2016 | 100 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Selma Vilhunen
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 1412-year old Varpu doesn't know who her father is. She's being brought up by her mother, who sometimes acts more like a younger …
12.10. | CinemaxX 8

Mathilde

Guests
Russia 2017 | 110 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Alexey Uchitel
rated for 0 + years
Nikolaus (Lars Eidinger) is heir to the Russian throne, Mathilde (Michalina Olszanska) a world-famous ballerina. The two have a fleeting affair which …
12.10. | CinemaxX 8

Worst Case, We Get Married

Guests
Canada, Switzerland 2017 | 91 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Léa Pool
rated for 0 + years
Aïcha (Sophie Nélisse) is an angry young woman. Angry with her mother, who has thrown her stepfather out. Angry with her stepfather, because he's …
12.10. | Studio

Withered Green

Guests
Egypt 2016 | 74 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Mohammed Hammad
rated for 0 + years
Since the death of their parents, Iman lives with her little sister Noha. She's in her mid-30s, has never had a man and is worried. She senses signs …
12.10. | Metropolis

Napalm

Guests
France 2017 | 100 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Claude Lanzmann
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY In 1958, a young French socialist is a member of the first official Western delegation ever to visit North Korea. He gets to know a …
12.10. | Studio

The Cakemaker

Guests
Israel, Germany 2016 | 104 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Ofir Raul Graizer
rated for 0 + years
Thomas, a confectioner from Berlin, is having an affair with Oren, a married Israeli. Their relationship ends abruptly when Oren has a fatal accident …
12.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Rock'n Roll

Guests
France 2017 | 123 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Guillaume Canet
rated for 0 + years
When actor Guillaume Canet hears from a younger female colleague that he is no longer "rock'n roll", he desperately tries to give his image a …
13.10. | Passage 1

Battle of the Sexes

Guests
USA 2017 | 122 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
rated for 0 + years
Houston, 1973. The exhibition match between the best female tennis player in the world, Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-tennis champion Bobby …
13.10. | CinemaxX 8

L' Amant Double

Guests
France, Belgium 2017 | 107 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: François Ozon
rated for 0 + years
Chloé (Marine Vacth) suffers from mysterious stomach pains. When all the medical examinations come to nothing, she seeks the advice of psychologist …
13.10. | CinemaxX 1

Submergence

Guests
France, Germany, Spain 2017 | 112 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Wim Wenders
rated for 0 + years
James (James McAvoy) and Danny (Alicia Vikanthe) meet by chance in a remote hotel in Normandy where both are preparing for dangerous undertakings: he …
13.10. | Studio

Satan Said Dance

Guests
Poland, Netherlands 2016 | 97 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Kasia Rosłaniec
rated for 0 + years
Karolina is a writer and obsessed with parties, sex and drugs. Her life is a tightrope walk between extreme euphoria and disappointment, and studded …
13.10. | CinemaxX 8

Submergence

Guests
France, Germany, Spain 2017 | 112 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Wim Wenders
rated for 0 + years
James (James McAvoy) and Danny (Alicia Vikanthe) meet by chance in a remote hotel in Normandy where both are preparing for dangerous undertakings: he …
14.10. | Abaton Gross

Hotel the Big L

Guests
Netherlands 2017 | 85 Min. | OV with English ST and German voice over
Director: Ineke Houtman
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 9When Kos' Dad has to go into hospital after a heart attack, the 13-year old boy and his three sisters are left to run the …
14.10. | Cinemaxx 2

For Your Own Good

Guests
Spain 2017 | 92 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Carlos Therón
rated for 0 + years
Fathers on the verge of a nervous breakdown: Arturo, Poli and Chus are going through a difficult phase – their daughters have fallen in love. And …
14.10. | Metropolis

Ice Mother

Guests
Czech Republic 2017 | 105 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Bohdan Sláma
rated for 0 + years
Since Hana was widowed, she has lived alone in her big house on the edge of town. The days pass meaninglessly and her sons' weekly visits are the …
14.10. | Passage 1

Some Like It Veiled

Guests
France 2017 | 87 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Sou Abadi
rated for 0 + years
Armand and Leila are a couple and would like to go to New York to do a practical at the United Nations. But everything is put on hold when Leila's …
14.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Arrhythmia

Guests
Russia, Finland, Germany 2017 | 116 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Boris Khlebnikov
rated for 0 + years
Oleg is approaching 30 and as a doctor spends his working life saving lives. He takes far less care of his own life, often drinking too much after …
14.10. | Metropolis

What Will People Say

Guests
Norway, Germany, Sweden 2017 | 106 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Iram Haq
rated for 0 + years
16-year old Nisha leads a double life in Oslo. For her strict Pakistani parents, she is the perfect daughter. Then, when she goes out with her …
14.10. | CinemaxX 3

Patti Cake$

Guests
USA 2016 | 108 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Geremy Jasper
rated for 0 + years
Ambitious rapper Patricia Dombrowski, alias Killa P, alias Patti Cake$ (Danielle Macdonald), whose life is wasting away in her rundown home town in …
14.10. | Abaton Klein

Withered Green

Guests
Egypt 2016 | 74 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Mohammed Hammad
rated for 0 + years
Since the death of their parents, Iman lives with her little sister Noha. She's in her mid-30s, has never had a man and is worried. She senses signs …